HORN LAKE, MS (abc24.com) - A Horn Lake, Mississippi teen is behind bars for robbing a local convenience store at knifepoint Thursday morning.
Police were called to the BP Circle K at 1025 Goodman Road just before 8 a.m. on Thursday, December 27 after a male suspect armed with a knife robbed the store and ran into a nearby wooded area. DeSoto County Sheriff's deputies at Southaven police assisted Horn Lake police with a search of the area, and located the suspect a short time later exiting the woods off Highway 51.
19-year-old Dalton Gardner was apprehended without incident, and after a search police found a knife and the exact amount of money stolen from the store. Store employees and witnesses positively identified Gardner as the robbery suspect.
Dalton Gardner has been charged with Armed Robbery and was booked in jail on a $100,000 bond.